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Scorpion and Scorpion-Like

Scorpions and their kind prey on all manner of pests making them beneficial participants of the ecosystem.

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There are a total of 6 Scorpion and Scorpion-Like Insects in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

1
Arizona Desert Scorpion
Identifying Colors: brown, yellow, tan, ivory
The Arizona Desert Scorpion is largest species of scorpion known in the United States. Like most scorpions, it is nocturnal,...
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2
Giant Whipscorpion
Identifying Colors: black, brown
The Giant Whipscorpion looks somewhat like a typical scorpion, but with a cord-like tail instead of a stinger. It lacks a st...
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3
Pale Windscorpion
Identifying Colors: brown; yellow
Windscorpions are not scorpions though they share similar physical features. Where scorpions have two body segments (head an...
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4
Pseudoscorpion
Identifying Colors: brown
Although they look like really small scorpions, Pseudoscorpions lack a tail or stinger. They have venom glands in their claws...
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5
Southern Devil Scorpion
Identifying Colors: brown
The Southern Devil Scorpion is one of the few native scorpions found on the southeastern part of the U.S.. Most people assoc...
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6
Tailless Whipscorpion
Identifying Colors: brown; black
Large, menacing pedipalps (claws) are meant to capture and crush prey as well as to aid in grooming. Though they have fangs, ...
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